Boone Convention & Visitors Bureau
Boone Convention & Visitors Bureau • The ultimate adventure destination in the Southeast, This is a region of outstanding national significance. The East’s highest mountains provide a surprising Southern climate of cool summers and snowy winters. A long list of outdoor options make the Boone Area a nationally recognized location for the outdoor adventure lifestyle. Factor in nationally known travel attractions and events, great restaurants, distinctive shopping—not to mention the Blue Ridge Parkway, the most popular unit of the national park system—and the Boone Area is never out of season.
There is no more inspiring setting for a meeting, retreat, or reunion than Eastern America’s highest mountains. The Boone Area is a prime location to stage a memorable meeting or retreat. Stage a family reunion that makes indelible memories, or organize an inspiring retreat for a faith group or business, the Boone Area’s range of facilities will amaze you. When it’s time for a break, or time to just bond with friends and loved ones, the Boone Area High Country has more than enough escape and excitement. Our local outdoor outfitters and adventure travel options can provide everything from the family fun of a zipline thrill ride to sophisticated experiential education programs that can fuse your folks into a total team.
The Boone Area is the perfect place to savor the most popular unit of the National Park System. Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway!
The Watauga County TDA and Boone Area Visitors Bureau invites you to explore the Boone area. Visit www.ExploreBooneArea.com for lodging, attractions, outdoor activities, shopping, restaurants and other visitor services. From the East’s highest peaks to cycling so scenic it inspired Lance Armstrong, the Boone area has something for everyone.
"The Boone Area’s unique stores and shops are the perfect place to find truly distinctive gifts for yourself or others. Add tempting dining in classic resort towns like Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and Banner Elk—and the High Country’s amenities rival premier resort destinations nationwide."
Boone NC Named One of America’s Best Places to Live & Play by National Geographic. Boone, North Carolina, Population: 14,132 • National Geographic Adventure Magazine ranked the top 50 adventure towns in the United States and Boone NC took top honors as North Carolina’s premier outdoor adventure destination. Low-key Boone, at 3,333 feet, is higher than any major town east of the Mississippi River. Downtown views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are spectacular. Climbers head to the 2,000-foot-deep Linville Gorge for towering multipitch walls, while the Nolichucky River, 60 miles southwest, is one of the least traveled white-water stretches in the region: From the 3,000-foot deep Nolichucky Gorge, it funnels into the legendary "Quarter Mile Rapid," the longest continuous Class IV in the Southeast.
For More Information
FaceBook • www.facebook.com/BooneNC
WebSite • www.exploreboonearea.com
Visitor’s Guide • www.vgnet.com/issuu_books/boone_vbook.html
Videos • www.exploreboonearea.com/PhotosVideos/VideoGalleries/tabid/193/Default.aspx
YouTube • www.youtube.com/user/ExploreBooneArea
WebCam • www.exploreboonearea.com/PhotosVideos/LiveWebcam
Press & Media Contact • www.exploreboonearea.com/PressRoom/tabid/64/Default.aspx
Watauga County TDA
815 W. King Street
Boone, NC 28607
Director of PR and Visitor Services
828-266-1345, extension 202